Obituary for Orville Boyne Buchanan
Buchanan, Orville Boyne
Peacefully, in Smiths Falls Hospital on Friday, March 9th, 2018 surrounded by his family, Orville Buchanan at the age of 86 years. Predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Effie in 2017. Cherished father of Jim (Ann), Joan (Gary Tysick), Danny (Linda Lee) and predeceased by his son, Brian. Cherished grandfather of Stephen, Karen, Jason (Sandra), Johnathan (Alicia), Chad (Crystal), Sari, Brittany (Dale) and great grandfather of Will, Hope, Jensen, Chloe, Olivia, Jacob, Karson, and Keegan. Predeceased by his brother Hilliard, sister Lois, and brothers-in-law Charlie, Willard, James and Jack Machan, sisters-in-law Ora (Machan) Paul, Marion (Machan) Churchill, Agnes (Machan) Stiller. For many years, Orville ran the Holiday Rent A car business and he was an active member of the Perth Lions Club. As well, Orville and Effie organized countless Miss Eastern Ontario Pageants making many lifelong friends. Orville enjoyed many trips to Florida for winter vacations where he loved working with wood, as well, cottage life at Adam's Lake. Orville will be missed by his extended family, lifelong friends and his many neighbours at 18 Haggart St. The family wishes to thank his family doctor, Alan Drummond, the 3rd floor GWM staff, Broadview Nursing Center, and the Smiths Falls Hospital staff for their compassionate care of Orville. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair and Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St W., Perth on Monday March 12th, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 1:00 PM in Blair and Son Chapel, Perth. Reception to follow In the Reception Center. Interment Elmwood Cemetery to follow at a later date. In memory of Orville, donations may be made to GWM Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society, "Wheels of Hope" program.